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His victory comes exactly 20 years after Dale Earnhardt Sr. captured his one and only Daytona 500 , in the very same vehicle. Junior said during an emotional retirement press conference past year he plans to race two Xfinity Series races in 2018 with the team he owns.
  • Brian Cushing will be released by Texans

    Brian Cushing will be released by Texans

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    After nine seasons, Brian Cushing's time with the Houston Texans is over. Cushing has spent nine seasons with the Texans and would leave as the franchise leader in tackles with 664. Making 13 starts for Houston the season prior, Cushing finished 2016 with 65 combined tackles. He won Defensive Rookie of the Year out of the gate, was a two-time Second Team All-Pro, as well as a one-time Pro Bowl selection.
  • South Korea hockey coach will stay two more years

    South Korea hockey coach will stay two more years

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    Germany, 7:10 a.m. "Being able to finish fifth or sixth place, that's great for us moving forward for our upcoming generations, probably more respect for our Japanese team", defenseman Akane Hosoyamada said. Canada beat the Russians 5-0 in its Olympic opener. Thomas was back in the lineup after sitting out Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Czech Republic in favour of Brandon Kozun.
  • Brazil match called off after nine red cards

    Brazil match called off after nine red cards

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    Denilson opened the scoring for the hosts in their Bahia state championship clash but Vinicius netted a penalty equaliser at the start of the second half. Thinking that they had earned a 1-1 draw, Vitoria players went to celebrate with their supporters. Punches were thrown from both sides and five men were sent off, three from Bahia and two from Vitoria.
  • Russian athlete involved in meldonium doping case

    Russian athlete involved in meldonium doping case

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    Competing with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova, Krushelnytsky won a bronze medal in mixed doubles curling Tuesday. The pair are competing under the banner of Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation after the nation was banned from sending a team to South Korea by the IOC amid claims of state-sponsored doping .
  • Donald Cerrone Finishes Yancy Medeiros In First Round

    Donald Cerrone Finishes Yancy Medeiros In First Round

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    Old guard vs. new guard was the underlying story line - so would the old war horse fend off the Hawaiian invasion? Oskar Piechota was able to land a huge overhand right just over 90-seconds into the opening frame that sent Tim Williams crashing to the canvas.
  • Salah sends stern warning to Liverpool's opponents, vows to continue scoring

    Salah sends stern warning to Liverpool's opponents, vows to continue scoring

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    Jurgen Klopp says taking his players to Marbella for a training camp makes total sense, in terms of the weather and working on tactics. Salah's current deal expires in 2022. Although Salah was upstaged by three-goal Mane on the night, he said he is constantly working on improving his game. The fans sing of Salah: "If he's good enough for you, he's good enough for me".
  • Tim Tebow In MLB? Mets Manager Apparently Believes It Could Happen

    Tim Tebow In MLB? Mets Manager Apparently Believes It Could Happen

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    Lucie, Florida . Tebow arrived today at Mets camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida. He'll get the quickest route to the major leagues because that's ultimately where they think he belongs. "For me, it was going into the offseason and knowing what I had to work on". "Look, we signed him because he is a good guy, partly because of his celebrity, partly because this is an entertainment business", he said, per the New York Post's Zach Braziller .
  • Guardiola came to my house when he was player: Wenger

    Guardiola came to my house when he was player: Wenger

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    Zinchenko, 21, was floundering on PSV Eindhoven's bench a year ago, but has impressed Pep Guardiola with his work rate and versatility, and with Benjamin Mendy and Fabian Delph enduring injury problems, the Ukrainian has made 9 appearances this season, 6 of them in 2018.
  • JJ Redick under fire for appearing to call Chinese fans 'C---ks'

    JJ Redick under fire for appearing to call Chinese fans 'C---ks'

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    A video has surfaced on the NBA Reddit thread in which 76ers guard J.J. Redick appears to use a racial slur while wishing a happy Chinese New Year to NBA fans in China . "Clearly I was tongue tied as the word I purportedly said is not in my vocabulary", he wrote on Twitter. It's unclear exactly what word Redick was trying to say.
  • Olympian Gus Kenworthy kisses boyfriend Matt Wilkas on live TV

    Olympian Gus Kenworthy kisses boyfriend Matt Wilkas on live TV

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    US figure skater Adam Rippon also joined in after Spears cheered him on and referenced his response to critics: "Haters are just fans in denial". "I think it's positive". That's something that I didn't have as a kid. After competing, Kenworthy said he hadn't realized his smooch was being aired. "And I think landing a run in the final and getting on the podium obviously would have been icing on the cake, but even though it didn't happen for me I still had a wonderful Olympic experience".
  • Feeling Blue: Clemson comes close, can't get past Duke at home

    Feeling Blue: Clemson comes close, can't get past Duke at home

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    Although the Tigers have allowed opponents to shoot almost 35 percent on 3-pointers this season, Duke's big men should also have a significant advantage on the inside. Clemson: The Tigers were out of sync much early on without Mitchell, who had started all 25 games at point guard before this. "They've been playing some zone lately a good bit, they've been mixing in some man and zone this season, so we've got to prepare for those things".
  • Daytona 500: Danica Patrick's NASCAR Career Ends With Huge Wreck

    Daytona 500: Danica Patrick's NASCAR Career Ends With Huge Wreck

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    Patrick's NASCAR career ended the way many of her races did - crashed out. Patrick has confirmed this will be the final race of her NASCAR career, and shared a picture on Instagram thanking those who stood beside her. "Not the fastest vehicle, it was definitely lethargic getting up to speed on the starts and when we checked up, but other than that it ran really well", she said.
  • Rob Gronkowski has been mulling retirement for quite some time

    Rob Gronkowski has been mulling retirement for quite some time

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    After this year's Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles he was even asked about hanging up his cleats and Gronkowski didn't exactly shrug off those claims. We'll sit down in the next couple of weeks and see where I'm at'. "It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when", Rawley told TMZ Sports . Along those same lines, there has been a growing notion that Gronkowski could be looking to step away from football to shift his career path over to professional wrestling.
  • Paul Pogba Out Of Manchester United's FA Cup Match At Huddersfield

    Paul Pogba Out Of Manchester United's FA Cup Match At Huddersfield

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    Then managed by Ron Atkinson, Manchester United went on to emerge victorious by thumping 4-0 in the replay. Alexis Sanchez found the Belgian with an excellent pass and Lukaku with a brilliant run forward made the most of it, his strength and pace easily outplayed the keeper as United rounded off a ideal win and a great preparation session before they meet Sevilla in the Champions League Last-16.